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Aaron hops behind the camera to share a few tricks on using a wide aperture to eliminate distractions.

 

For the this extreme wide Angle tutorial we will discuss using an ND Filter, Lighting Diagrams that work, and provide you all with the finished image.

 

Learn how to make amazing composite images using only your phone! Follow along with professional photographer, creative director, and Instagram influencer, Elise Swopes, as she shows you her techniques and process.

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Grant Legan is a Chicago based photographer who works very closely with modeling agencies, testing new models and filling out their portfolio’s with a variety of looks.

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Join Aaron as he teaches his mom some Photoshop magic! Learn some quick and easy fixes for old family photos like cropping, removing red eye, removing distractions, and recreating film noise.

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After our interview in Part 1, we go behind the scenes with Grant Legan during a photoshoot.

 

See all the post processing techniques used in the Phlearn Pro Tutorial: Fashion Trip

 

Find out what it took to achieve our Dark and Dramatic image in this behind the scenes episode.

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Join Aaron as he learns the art of mobile compositing from photographer and mobile editor, Elise Swopes!

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You are often capturing more information in a photo than you realize; the trick is learning how to find that detail. In this tutorial we go over a very simple solution to bring out detail in the Shadows as well as the Highlights.

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Learn how to use Layer Styles, Stroke, and the Type Tool to outline any text in Photoshop!

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Today we take you through the build out and photoshoot from our Island of Morel shoot.

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PHLEARN sits down with fine art and fashion photographer Rob Woodcox to discuss his work, his inspirations, and how he turned his passions into a creative business.

 

We have delivered the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow retouching tutorial ever published. Master blemish removal, dodging and burning, and frequency separation. We’ll also cover how to retouch specific areas like eyes, hair, lips, and mouths.

Medium   |   30.5 Hours   |   30 Video Tutorials

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A professional photographer needs a professional workflow to organize and maintain their photo catalog. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you the foundations for developing a clear and efficient post-production process.

Easy   |   8 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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We noticed that this image by phamily member Quintino has a cool Light trail that resembles a heart monitor’s pulse. It made us think, how could we add more of these to the image?

 

In Part 3, we tag along Chicago Photographer Grant Legan as he takes some awesome portraits.

 

One of the keys to great compositing is making clean, accurate selections and masks. Learn to cut out a variety of objects, from people and pets to products and logos. Master the Pen Tool, Lasso Tool, Channels, and more.

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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In this behind the scenes video you will learn how to set up lighting for a full length portrait as well as a headshot.

 

This shoot was inspired by Rankin’s amazing series of lips holding things like flowers. I have always thought scarab beetles were beautiful and this was the perfect opportunity to feature them in a photo.

 

After Kat is cut out from her Background we then extract her Shadow to make it slightly visible under her. From here you are ready to place your subject on any Background you desire, whether it be a solid Color, another image, or a playing Card.

 

The most in-depth introductory photography course out there! Learn all about lenses and the fundamentals of exposure. See over 20 locations and photoshoots where we fuse techincal theory and practice.

Easy   |   14.75 Hours   |   75 Video Tutorials

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Create smooth, vibrant skin tones with natural texture and details with Frequency Separation in Photoshop. Learn how to separate frequencies, edit the details and color independently of one another, and use our Photoshop action to work faster.

Medium   |   6.75 Hours   |   25 Video Tutorials   |   Frequency Separation Action Included

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In this tutorial, we walk you through how to manually blend exposures using the power and flexibility of Luminosity Masks. You will learn to create selections based on light levels and then use those selections to paint detail back into your photos.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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The key for this photoshoot was to match two different Lights consisting of our strobe matching to the light already underneath the bridge.

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